Northwestern Says Ex-Basketball Player Can't Prove Contract

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 6:34 PM EDT) -- Northwestern University earlier this week told an Illinois federal court that a former basketball player cannot prove it breached a contract to provide him with special benefits beyond a scholarship in a lawsuit against the university and the NCAA over his alleged ouster from the team. 

John Vassar, a former point guard for the Wildcats, alleged he was forced off the team and prevented from transferring to another school by an NCAA rule that requires players who are transferring to sit out for one year before...
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